Vehicle Accident—Vehicle vs Pedestrian (update)
RELEASED BY: LT TREVOR SHAFFER
Event: Vehicle Accident—Vehicle vs Pedestrian (update)
Date/Time of Event: 12/15/17 1550 hrs.
Location of Event: Post Road at Sherwood Blvd.
On Friday December 16, 2017 at approximately 3:50PM, Melbourne police officers responded to the intersection of Post Rd and Sherwood Blvd regarding a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash. Upon arrival they learned that an 11 year old, identified as Gavin Imes, had been struck by a vehicle as he crossed Post Rd. at the crosswalk. Imes was airlifted to Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando where he succumbed to his injuries.
At this time the crash is under investigation and person(s) with information are urged to contact Ofc. Mark Whitright at 321-608-6926.
Tanner Ryan Duncan
The Melbourne Police Department is investigating this incident. If you have any information please call Crimeline: 1-800-423-TIPS (8477)
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